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Steve M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Steve M.

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playing scales, reading music, improvising bass lines, songs, technique

About Steve

Steve teaches at the Bass Collective in New York City and is the author of several books for bassists: Developing Reading Skills for the Contemporary Bassists, and Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian Rhythms for the Bass. Topics specialized in: Jazz Blues R&B Rock Reading Music Theory Musicia

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Igor
Steve started tutoring our child on the upright bass when our kid was 9. Our child picked the bass when he joined the school orchestra. We started with in-person lessons, then switched to remote, when the lockdown changed everyone's lives. Steve is a reliable, patient teacher with a great musical ear and advanced skills. His tutoring made a big difference for our kid, who was quickly able to rank high in the school orchestra. Highly recommended.
Jude
Steve is a great teacher. He is knowledgeable and friendly, which provides a great learning environment. My only regret is not taking lessons sooner.
Jason
Steve is a total pro. He knows electric and acoustic bass backwards and forwards. Reading, theory, playing technique... he does it all with grace and charm... and he's a great guy!!! Can't say enough good things about him. He will take you wherever you want your bass journey to go.
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Matt C.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt C.

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As a Professor of Music Theory and Ear Training, I have been teaching and coaching musicians of all levels in Ear Training for 6 years. I have an undergraduate degree in music education, specializing in classical music, and a master's degree in performance, specializing in jazz and popular music.

Each student/musician has their own voice, their own unique way of creating the music they love. It is my goal to help each student find their voice, develop their skills, and help them continue on the lifelong journey of creating, learning, and experiencing music.

About Matt

Hi! My name is Matt. I believe that everyone can learn and want to provide an open-minded, creative environment where musicians at any level can explore and discover something new about themselves through their personal music journey. I live in Nashville, TN and am an Adjunct Professor of M

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Sara K.
Awesome experience with Matt, he asked me what I needed help was, how much experience I had and what I'd like to do with our time well before hand. Completely recommend!
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Randall K.

68 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Randall K.

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Students begin with the Rubank method and add in Arban's. A strong emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of scales, ear training, sight reading, and music theory. Along with this we have fun playing the music student enjoys.

About Randall

I have been teaching music for over 20 years and playing as a professional musician for even longer. I know how to get the best out of my students and have fun doing it. I'm a University of South Florida grad and I have worked and studies in Las Vegas and at the Berklee school of music. My studen

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Mariam
Great teachings
Ricardo B.
Helpful and funny.
Lucky Best
I'm a 52 year-old with no music background and today was my first virtual alto sax lesson with Randall. I must admit that I was very intimidated at first and didn't think that I would be able to get the most out of this virtual learning experience. However, Randall made me very comfortable and quickly got me relaxed as if he were right there with me in my living room. We began by him showing me the do's and don'ts of putting my horn together (especially the mouthpiece), fingering, and creating the sound I wanted. I was impressed because he taught me about 5 to 6 notes in this initial session. To be honest I didn't even think that I would've been able to get a note out but I did. Although I didn't want my first saxophone lesson to be virtual, I can confidently say that I will continue my sessions with Randall and highly recommend his services.
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David L.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Spanish, B.A. from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 2004
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David L.

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Raised in largely bilingual household. B.A. in Spanish from UW (cum laude). English fluency slightly stronger. Extremely high level Spanish proficiency although the minutiae within humor can sometimes be lost. Excellent for those who need help with pronunciation, grammar (clarification of grammatical rules like the difference between a direct object and an indirect object, etc.), conjugation, and conversation.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, Dy

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Martin V.
very professional-knowledgable on time and easy to work with -excellent' couldn't have been better
Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
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Hsiao-Lan W.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor of Music from Taipei National University of the Arts
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Hsiao-Lan W.

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I have a doctorate in composition. Before taking up arrangement and composition lessons, student should be familiar with music notation and theory.

Music arrangement and composition lessons will include application of advanced theory, form in music, and orchestration.

About Hsiao-Lan

I have been playing the piano since age 3 and violin since age 8. Besides regularly performing, teaching has been one of the most important things in my life. For more than 20 years, I have taught piano, violin, composition, theory, and music technology to music lovers of all ages. My students have

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Jasmine S.
Hsiao-Lan is a truly great teacher. She embodies enthusiasm, positivity, discipline and most importantly patience. She has taught both of my young children piano, and even when the kids were down she brought them back up by the end of the lesson. We can't say enough great things about her!
Lan T.
Good teacher
Carmen D.
Hsiao-Lan started teaching my 3 year old. She has incredible patience and shows the kids how much fun you can have while playing the piano. My daughter loved her and was always looking forward to her piano classes. I would highly recommend this teacher to anyone who is looking for their kids to have fun while they learn to play the piano. Unfortunately, we were not able to continue the classes but in a near future i would love for her to teach my daughter once again. Hsiao-Lan truly has a gift in teaching young children.
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Nate S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Department Achievement Award (Professional Music Department) from Berklee College of Music
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Nate S.

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Deepen your understanding of music theory! Through these lessons, you will gain a better understanding of the way music works, in any style(s) of your choosing. Nate has experience studying and tutoring in both jazz and classical theory.

About Nate

Nate Sabat is a JUNO-nominated bassist, singer-songwriter, arranger and instructor based in Brooklyn, NY. He is a founding member of the award-winning string band Mile Twelve. A native-New Yorker, he attended LaGuardia High School as a vocal principal and went on to study upright bass at the Berklee

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David
I've been working with Nate for almost a year now in the band Mile Twelve, and my experience with him has been incredible. Not only is he a amazingly well-learned, proficient, and creative musician, but he's one of the most understanding and helpful guys that I know. I've learned so much from playing with Nate, and I know his students are in good hands.
Joe
Working with Nate is great! By working step by step through a couple songs I brought with me, and I noticed an across-the-board improvement in my playing after the first lesson. Plus, we have a good time of it!
Reid
Nate has a very good ear, and is quickly able to identify problems, and thoroughly explain how to fix them. Whether a technique thing, or subtle nuances in timing, or tone, Nate always finds the clear path to expressing the goal, and how to get there.
I'd recommend Nate to anyone seeking to improve their playing. The rest is practice, practice, practice.

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"Daniel was very knowledgeable, very patient with my 9 year old and taught at her pace. The environment was clean and quiet and conducive for learning. We both thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Would recommend to anyone!"
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Daniel A.
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"I have been wanting to learn drawing since I was a kid. Had a few years of drawing when I was a kid and then haven't touched in a long time. When I rekindled my interest to learn, I came across Dennis.
Honestly, the reason why I chose Dennis was because he provided at-home classes and that would avoid the hassle of me having to travel. The first few classes were more of me and him warming up to each other, as I am sure he also found me different.
He comes with all the necessary equipment and spends a few minutes giving you some basics of the stuff we are going to do that day. Then he leaves you to draw while he also draws the same. He glances once in a while at your sheet and gives you very subtle feedback. If you have missed something, he will just try to nudge you in the right direction with minor comments like "Don't you think, these are of the same darkness?, There may be more highlights in this area or the mid tones here and here are of the same darkness. etc.". He never touches your paper, but only guides you.
Sometimes when some focus is needed (for example on the eyes), he will tell you the technique involved in depth and we did one full class just doing eyes, one full class on hair.
It was a little frustrating initially for me as I was not used to the teaching technique, and now I see the point. The first drawing itself turned out be much much better than I had anticipated it to be and he hasn't touched my paper till now - so this drawing is fully mine.
You can also continue drawing and send work via text message to him. You almos t always get detailed instant feedback. The only thing is, I haven't been very diligent in doing drawings due to lack of free time. So once a week for an hour is what I do.
He also spends extra time sometimes so that he can take the drawing to a logical point, sometimes even beyond 1.5 hrs though my session is for an hour each. That shows the commitment he has to his students.
I believe my work will improve as this course continues. We have had about 6 classes and I am already seeing the difference. A long way to go, but the first steps have been right - most of it due to Dennis and his method of teaching. I would say more than teaching, it is a method of mentoring where the hand holding is done in a unique way."
Manoj
Took Drawing lessons from Dennis W.
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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session."
Seife
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! Megan is an excellent teacher"
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Sharron is fabulous! My daughter enjoys each lesson that she has with Ms. sharron. She is very personable and is able to adapt her lessons to match the stlye of drawing the student is looking for.

The lessons fees are very reasonable and Sharron is very flexible when it comes to scheduling.

Overall, definitely worth it. We will be continuing with Ms. Sharron for quite a while."
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Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from David Z.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
Erin
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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